Two Reno Divorce Era “Survivors” – Then and Now

Then. In 1951, the glamorous singer/dancer Marilu Norden registered at the Pyramid Lake Ranch to wait out her six weeks for a “quickie” divorce. The guest ranch was 34 miles north of Reno in Sutcliffe, a location that was remote then and still is today. In 1947, Montana cowboy Bill McGee hired on as head…

Looking back – The voyage to Normandy for the 50th Anniversary of D-Day (Post 3/5, Part 2)

June 6, 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of D-Day…the landing of the Allies on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. In a series of brief posts, Bill and I remember the highlights of our visit to Normandy in June 1994 for the 50th Anniversary.   Sainte-Mère-Eglise, June 5, 1994 – After visiting Ste-Mère-Eglise,…

Looking back – The voyage to Normandy for the 50th Anniversary of D-Day, June 1994 (Post 3/5, Part 1)

June 6, 2019 is the 75th Anniversary of D-Day…the landing of the Allies on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944. In a series of brief posts, Bill and I remember the highlights of our visit to Normandy in June 1994 for the 50th Anniversary.     Cherbourg and Sainte-Mère-Eglise, June 5, 1994 – Eighteen…

Time to declutter

April 2019 – Taking time off this month from book marketing and writing to declutter, shred, re-file, re-prioritize … simply put: spring clean.   (Photo: The Writer’s Circle)